8 kms from Darjeeling a wooden hut nested in the Tukvar Tea Garden with an excellent view of Mount Kunchenjungha
Given the present scenario, travelling which was once the soul food for many, has become a thing of concern. The travelling modes have minimized too, leaving the communication almost stagnant. With the current unlocking, several beautiful properties have extended their red carpets to welcome visitors with a fresh mood keeping all the hygiene norms in mind. Our newest search is nestled amidst the beautiful hills of Darjeeling at Puttabong Tea Garden precisely known as Tukvar Tea Garden. The property is 8 Km away from the town and it also shares a border with Sikkim. Adding to all the natural beauties it is encircled with, the river Rangeet is an added asset.
Accommodation: The majestic property is known as Tukvar Tea Garden Cottage and has four wooden rooms in total with a scenic garden facing Mt. Kanchenjunga. The ground floor consists of one double bed room and two double bed rooms on first floor. There is a dormitory with occupancy of six people on first floor. The rooms are equipped with all modern amenities blending vintage with modern. The property consists of very helpful staffs and a very homely ambiance.
Check in: 12:00 Noon
Check out: 11:00 A.M
Puttabong Tea Estate is one of the oldest and largest tea estates in Darjeeling. You will find different types of tea here like green tea, Assam tea and China hybrid teas.
Enjoy the ropeway at 7000 ft altitude to enjoy the scenic view of the breathtaking valley. If the weather remains clear, one can view the snow capped peaks of Kanchenjunga.
Visit Gorkha War Memorial to honor the brave soldiers.
Have river rafting experience in the crystal waters of Teesta.
Try the famous authentic Thukpa and momos from the streets of Darjeeling.
Visit Peace Pagoda to spend few hours of serenity and tranquility.
The breathtaking sunrise is a must at Tiger Hill because the colors falling on the snowcapped peaks create a majestic ambiance.
Hike by the riverside or nearby mountains.
Enjoy local lifestyle by being part of the local community.
Learn to churn butter, process cheese in the old fashioned manner.
Visit various tea gardens and savor different types of tea.
The lush green forest around is excellent for bird watching.
Arrangements of fishing and picnic can be done along the riverside.
Best time to visit
Summer months are pleasant. And find fun in the outdoor activities. Therefore the months from April to June are great time to travel here. But just after the monsoon season the sky becomes clear. It is during this time from the month of October to early December you get the best view of Kunchenjungha. So naturally the Autumn months are the best time to visit Tukvar tea garden.
How to reach Tukvar Tea Garden
Air: Bagdogra is the nearest air head with distance of 87 km from Darjeeling.
Rail: NJP is the nearest railhead with distance of 80 km approximately from town.
Road: From Siliguri the distance to Darjeeling is 74 km. Many shared cabs and private taxis are available.
INR 1850 + 5% GST per day per head including Stay With Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
- Babies within 5 years are complimentary.
- For Kids from 5 years- 10 years you will need to pay half the price
- Children above 10 years are fully chargeable.